| Wani Roslan |
FIFTY-ONE undergraduates of Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) comprising nine males and 42 females were involved in the Khatam Al-Quran and Thanksgiving Ceremony, in conjunction with the fourth Hafl Al-Takharruj UNISSA 1435/2014. The ceremony was held at the auditorium of UNISSA.
The guest of honour was Pengiran Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad bin Pengiran Haji Abdul Rahman, Minister of Religious Affairs and the council member of UNISSA.
Also in attendance was Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs.
The ceremony commenced with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the minister. It was followed by the recitation of verses from the Al-Quran by the participants and continued with the Takhtim.
The Doa Khatam and Doa Kesyukuran were recited by Mohammad Khairul Nazri bin Begawan Mudim Haji Sapar, an undergraduate of Islamic Finance.
The ceremony continued with the presentation of certificates by the guest of honour and his spouse to the participants. The ceremony was enlivened with Dikir Marhaban by the male students of UNISSA.
Among the objectives of the ceremony were to enliven the celebration of Hafl Al-Takharruj UNISSA with religious activities and to ensure the graduates of UNISSA are well-versed in reading the Al-Quran.